Publications

Monographs

Widmer, Manuel. 2017. A grammar of Bunan (Mouton Grammar Library 71). Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.

(Co-)edited books

Bielmeier, Roland, Chungda Haller, Felix Haller, Katrin Häsler, Veronika Hein, Brigitte Huber, Thomas Preiswerk, Nawang Tshering, Manuel Widmer, Marianne Volkart & Marius Zemp. 2018. Comparative Dictionary of Tibetan Dialects, 2 vols. Berlin & New York: de Gruyter Mouton. 

Articles (to appear)

Widmer, Manuel. Forthcoming. Reconstructing the linguistic prehistory of the western Himalayas: endangered minority languages as a window to the past. 

Widmer, Manuel. Forthcoming. Same same but different: on the relationship between egophoricity and evidentiality. Language Science Press.

Articles (published)

Widmer, Manuel. 2018. Transitivity markers in West Himalayish: synchronic and diachronic considerations. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 41(1), 75–105.

Widmer, Manuel, Sandra Auderset, Johanna Nichols, Paul Widmer & Balthasar Bickel. 2017. NP recursion over time: Evidence from Indo-European. Language 93(4), 799–826.

Widmer, Manuel & Fernando Zúñiga. 2017. Egophoricity, involvement, and semantic roles in Tibeto-Burman languages. Open Linguistics 3, 419–441.

Widmer, Manuel. 2017. The evolution of egophoricity and evidentiality in the Himalayas: the case of Bunan. The rise and development of evidential and epistemic markers, special issue of Journal of Historical Linguistics 7(1-2), 246–275.

Widmer, Manuel & Marius Zemp. 2017. The epistemization of person markers in reported speech. Studies in Languages 41(4), 33–75.

Widmer, Manuel. 2015. The transformation of verb agreement into epistemic marking: Evidence from Tibeto-Burman. In Jürg Fleischer, Elisabeth Rieken & Paul Widmer (eds.), Agreement from a Diachronic Perspective (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 287), 53‒74. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.

Reviews

Widmer, Manuel. 2017. Review of Lauren Gawne & Nathan W. Hill (eds.). 2016. Evidential systems of Tibetan languages. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 40(2), 285–303.